MKM Team Players

Independence. Objectivity. Knowledge. Exceptional performance. If you were looking for a few words to capture the qualities of the team players at MKM Partners, these would top the list. This is what’s made us succeed, and precisely what we’re looking for as we continue to build our firm.

As part of our growing team, you’ll be challenged to deliver value to our clients every day. You’ll work in an exciting, fast-moving environment that values insight, integrity, and judgment. You’ll be part of a culture that demands hard work — and rewards it richly.

If you have the energy and drive to succeed among the industry’s top performers, we invite you to explore career opportunities with us. Let’s talk.

Open Positions


If interested, please e-mail your resume to Careers@mkmpartners.com with the subject line being the position you are applying for.


Experienced Equity Research Analysts

Qualified applicants will have demonstrable buy-side client relationships at meaningful accounts and multiple years of sell-side publishing experience. We are seeking to fill in existing sectors and perhaps expand, depending on the strength of the individual.


Cash and Derivatives Sales Trader

Seeking experienced and motivated sales traders with strong buy side relationships to leverage our research team. The fusion of high-impact analysis with a highly regarded trading desk is a combination that brings maximum value to our clients. In addition to a robust fundamental research platform, our firm provides economic and technical research to guide our institutional clients and execution team. We are looking to expand our Connecticut, New York, Cleveland, Michigan, Boston, New Jersey, Chicago, San Francisco, and Austin offices.


Vice President- Operations

The operations team provides the primary support and control point for MKM’s equity trading desk based in Stamford, CT. The team is recruiting a trade support analyst who will have wide-ranging responsibilities in performing this role, ranging from daily control checkpoints, reconciliations and P & L investigations to accommodating ad hoc tasks from the trading desk and the other operational teams with whom we partner. The successful candidate will be expected to build a solid understanding of front to back trade flows and equity systems infrastructure. Developing strong working relationships with a wide range of both regional and global middle, back office, technology and finance teams will be essential to succeed in this this role. The right candidate will preferably have an operations background, strong analytical skills, and needs to be able to work efficiently in a fact paced, high volume environment.


MKM Partners Internship Program

The MKM Summer Associate Program offers undergraduate students from highly selective colleges and university the opportunity to work on challenging and meaningful projects in several areas of finance including Equity Research, Sales and Trading, and Macroeconomics. The program also includes various leadership development seminars with MKM employees and industry experts.

Curriculum

Internship positions at MKM Partners are matched with the interests and skill set of each student. Ideal qualities for prospective interns include demonstrated leadership abilities, strong quantitative skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.

Interns are assigned a supervisor who will oversee their work responsibilities and projects for the duration of the program while also being paired with a mentor outside of their departments to provide additional coaching and development.

Throughout the summer program, interns also participate in an ongoing leadership development seminar. Interns will participate in weekly sessions that allow them to meet and network with MKM employees and executives, including MKM’s CEO, Richard Castellano, and MKM Co-founders, Tom Messina and Steve Messina. Speaker topics include MKM’s business strategy, career management, specific products and the Public Finance industry as a whole.

The Speaker Series

As part of the curriculum, in addition to presentations by MKM Partners’ department heads and strategists, the Speaker Series includes presentations from MKM’s valued clients and respected members of the financial community.


MKM Partners provides equal employment opportunity to all its current employees and its prospective employees.